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How to prevent Preclampsia?

Preclampsia or toxicemia usually occurs after the 20th weeks of pregnancy. It is characterized by high blood pressure, edema, and protein in the urine. Extreme cases can quickly progress to eclampsia which is a condition in which the blood pressure rises beyond control. This puts the mother and baby at risk of potentially fatal consequences. It affects approximately 200,000 women in the United States each year. Globally, it is the leading cause of infant and maternal death. Preeclampsia can be…